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  1. County Will Fund $6 Million to Area Agencies for Opioid Addiction Treatment Work

    Nearly 100 community partners, leaders and students attended this year’s Opioid Settlement Fund Update meeting on Nov. 7.

  2. Crawl, Walk, Run: “Prenatal to 3” Plan Addresses Early Childhood Development

    A child’s health and well-being during the first three years of life affects future learning, behavior, and health. It is the most sensitive period for a child’s developing brain and body. But many families face challenges during these years. Consistent with the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners’ priority to expand services that promote early childhood development, the County has introduced the Prenatal to Three Strategic Plan which works to improve the trajectory of child and family well-being in those early years.

  3. County Continues to Gather Public Input for Behavioral Health Strategic Plan

    Since launching its engagement efforts in November of 2022, Mecklenburg County continues to solicit public input to inform its Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.

  4. County Manager Dena R. Diorio and Bank Executive D. Steve Boland Receive Prestigious Award from Urban League of Central Carolinas

    County Manager Dena R. Diorio received the prestigious Whitney M. Young Award from the Urban League of the Central Carolinas.

  5. Local Organizations Invited to Apply for Opioid Settlement Funding Starting July 15

     Mecklenburg County will make $6 million in grant funding available to organizations that provide substance use and mental health treatment services, early intervention, recovery housing, as well as employment and recovery services to combat the Opioid epidemic.

  6. Mecklenburg Minute: Behavioral Health Strategic Plan

    Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from service providers and customers, individuals with lived experiences, and the community at-large, by way of community engagement meetings.